Anna May (Sorensen) Deuel

Photo courtesy of Joshua Brackett's Eagle Scout Project
Photo courtesy of Joshua Brackett's Eagle Scout Project

(May 22, 1905 - December 21, 1980)


The Lusk Herald
December 25, 1980


Anna May Deuel

Anna May Deuel, former Lusk resident, died last Sunday at Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland at the age of 75.

She was born May 22, 1905, in Omaha. She was raised in Omaha and moved to Crawford, later moving to Lusk. She returned to Omaha for a short time and then moved back to Lusk in the 1930's. Mrs. Deuel operated the XL Cafe in Lusk for eight years.

She and Leo Deuel were married in 1948, with the couple moving to Wheatland in 1949. They operated LeAnn's Liquor Store until the present time.

Funeral service was Tuesday December 23 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Wheatland with the Rev. Stanley Guille officiating. Graveside services were held at the family plot at the Lusk Cemetery.

Mrs. Deuel was a member of the Rebeckah Lodge, Does, V.F.W., American Legion Auxiliary, a member of the Grand Council and National Governing Body of Women of the Moose. She was active in the church guild of All Saints Episcopal Church and was a board member of the March of Dimes. She was a civic-minded person who gave herself to time and effort to the clubs she associated with.

She is survived by her husband Leo of Wheatland, two brothers Orville and Paul Sorensen of Omaha, one sister Mildred Hadley, also of Omaha and numerous nieces and nephews.








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